India’s Independence Day commemorates the sacrifice of freedom fighters who laid down their lives in the pursuit to free India. It also marks a day of celebration for our nation’s vibrant culture and heritage. ZEE5 Global presents an exciting line-up of titles to honour different milestones of India as it turns 76! From countering a terrorist attack to being recognised as a nuclear state, here are the top 5 picks for day-long entertainment that will fill your hearts with patriotism.
Mukhbir: The Story of a Spy
Directed by Shivam Nair and Jayprad Desai, the ZEE5 Original is a gripping spy-thriller series based on the aftermath of the Sino-India war. It features a highly trained Indian spy played by Zain Khan Durrani who enters Pakistan on a mission to gather crucial intelligence and to evade several hostile advances against India.
URI: The Surgical Strike
The 2019 Indian Hindi-language military action film written and directed by debutant Aditya Dhar and produced by Ronnie Screwvala under the RSVP Movies banner, features Vicky Kaushal as Major Vihan Shergill. The movie is based on the surgical strike executed by the Indian Army on suspected militants who attacked an army base in Uri, Jammu, and Kashmir, in 2016.
Jaanbaaz Hindustan Ke
The thriller series directed by Ankush Bhatt, stars Regina Cassandra, Barun Sobti, Sumeet Vyas, and others in pivotal roles. It revolves around single mother and celebrated IPS officer, Kavya Iyer, whose bravery, and psychological strength are tested when she becomes the lead investigator in an ISIS-K bomb attack case.
State of Siege: Temple Attack
Inspired by true events, this ZEE5 Original film narrates the heroic tale of the NSG commandos who step in to save innocent people when terrorists enter a temple in Gujarat and attack them. The movie marks Akshaye Khanna’s OTT debut where he leads a team of NSG Commandos as Major Hanut Singh.
Based on the true story of India’s 1998 Pokhran nuclear test, the film shows how India received its recognition as a full-fledged nuclear state. Directed by Abhishek Sharma, it stars John Abraham, Boman Irani, Diana Penty and others in pivotal roles.
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